Black Forest Cake

  Black Forest Cake

1 package fudge or devil’s food cake mix

21-oz. can sweet cherry pie filling

1 t. rum extract

1 t. vanilla flavoring

2 eggs at room temperature


1/2 C. sugar

3 T. butter

3 T. milk or half and half

3-oz. semi-sweet chocolate pieces

1/2 t. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray with Pam a 10 or 12-in. tube pan and lightly flour.

Combine cake mix, pie filling, extracts and eggs. Stir until well mixed. Pour into prepared pan and bake until cake tests done, 30 – 40 minutes. Remove to rack and cool 15 minutes before turning cake out of baking pan. Immediately pour glaze over cake.

Combine sugar, butter and milk in microwave-safe bowl. Bring to boil, stir. Microwave at medium temperature for 2 minutes. Add chocolate chips, stir until thoroughly blended and glaze is smooth. Chips must be completely melted. If necessary, return to microwave for 30 seconds. Add vanilla.

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